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Houses For Sale In Oakville By Owner

July 16th, 2014

Purchasing a home is financially and emotionally involving. Most home buyers are always looking for ways to save some percentage of the sales price. Most buyers are likely to fret at the idea of hiring a realtor or not.  You’ll not gain much by choosing not to hire a realtor if you’re looking to buy or sell your house. Some people have successfully sold or bought homes without the assistance ...

Finding The Top Oakville Real Estate Agents

July 9th, 2014

Your home is one of the largest investments you’ll ever make so you need to work with a top real estate agent who you can trust. If you’re thinking of selling or buying a home in Oakville, you need to work with an agent who is familiar with Oakville’s housing market and trends. He or she should be able to answer all your questions and help you make wise decisions. Once you’ve narrowed down th ...

The Rising Cost Of Real Estate In Oakville

July 2nd, 2014

Reports have indicated that Canadian home prices are still rising and the government may be forced to intercede. According to statistics released by the Canadian Real Estate Association, the national average sales price rose by 7.1% on a year to year basis. Real estate experts have said that this figure has surpassed the 10 year average growth rate. It was also noted that the number of home s ...

Everything You Need To Know About Downpayments in Oakville

June 30th, 2014

If you are interested in buying property in Oakville, you may have concerns about downpayments in Oakville. Whether you call a real estate agent or contact your bank about a mortgage, one of the first questions you will be asked is how much you can afford for a downpayment and how much you can afford for a home.

What Is A Downpayment?

downpayment is the money you pay upfront when buying a ...

House vs Condo in Oakville. Pros and Cons Of Each

June 25th, 2014

If you’re thinking of buying a home for the first time, you may be grappling with the decision of buying a single family home or a condominium apartment. There may be several factors influencing your preference, however, the location and price of the property should be a priority. It’s important to know the pros and cons of each type of housing because it will help you make a rational decisio ...

Moving Into Your New Home In Oakville. Explore The Area. [Checklist]

June 20th, 2014



Oakville is situated in Halton Region, along the shores of Lake Ontario and is part of the Greater Toronto Area.  Its proximity to down town Toronto and the U.S border has made it a convenient place to live and work. With a population of over 180,000, Oakville could be classified as a city but it’s chosen to remain a town.

If you’re planning to buy a house in Oakville, it’s important to have ...

3 Tips To Protect Yourself From Getting Outbid When Buying A Home In Oakville

June 18th, 2014

According to the Canadian Real Estate Association, the rate of home sales in Oakville has been increasing each month. In a high demand market, a home is likely to get 73 visits. Oakville continues to be one of the most desirable places to live in Canada, hence there are many people looking to settle there. In May 2014, the average selling price of a home in Toronto had increased because the d ...

Client Appreciation Wine Tour

June 9th, 2014
We were thrilled to host our first client appreciation wine tour on Saturday May 31. What a fabulous day with even better people. From private tastings to tours of wine cellars and vineyards (even a live band) our day was full of excitement and fun! Flip through our album to see the different wineries we toured. We hope to see you there next year! Look out for all our client events in our new ...

Oakville Home Inspectors. What Should They Be Looking For?

June 4th, 2014


For many people, buying a home is one of the biggest and most involving investments of their lives. If you are planning to buy a house in Oakville, hiring a home inspector is important for obvious reasons. No one would want to buy a house only to find out later that it has lots of faults. Spending a few hundred dollars to have your home examined by a qualified home inspector may save you thou ...

Credit Checks

May 26th, 2014

When buying a home, you will have your credit score checked. So let's talk about credit! A credit check helps to verify your financial information, history and habits. Think of it as a examination of your financial health. Lenders use this information to weigh risk and decide on an appropriate amount of money to lend out as well as at what rate of interest. It’s an essential piece in figuring ...

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